Buffalo Sabres center Jack Eichel (15) battles for the puck with Detroit Red Wings center Riley Sheahan, right, on a face-off during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday Jan. 2, 2016 in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)

Red Wings slip past Sabres for win

Tomas Tatar’s scored with 2:50 left in the third period to lift the Detroit Red Wings to win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday.